Double Chocolate Raspberry Filled Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache

Can it be Friday yet? If you read my last Valentine’s Day post, it’s no surprise to you that I am a big Valentine’s Day fan. I obviously love to make the sweet treats that we’re going to indulge in healthy, clean, and just as delicious. This week I am busy prepping homemade gifts for the women in my family (can’t give away the surprise just yet), and definitely another batch of these beauties. 

Chocolate Raspberry Ganache Cupcakes

Double Chocolate Raspberry Filled Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache

Hands down, these cupcakes make my Top Ten Favorite Recipes List. Seriously. You need to g0 make them.

Chocolate Raspberry Ganache Cupcakes

Other paleo chocolate recipes:

Paleo Chocolate Cupcakes

Double Chocolate Raspberry Filled Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache

Prep Time 7 min Cook Time 18 min Total Time 0:25 Yields 12


  • 3/4 cup almond meal or almond flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons chocolate chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened organic applesauce
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 carton fresh organic raspberries
  • Ganache Frosting

  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup full-fat coconut milk


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • In a mixing bowl combine almond meal, cocoa powder, salt, and baking soda, mix well until smooth
  • Add in eggs, apple sauce, honey, and vanilla extract- whisk together
  • Add in chocolate chips
  • Pour into greased muffin tins (I use silicone muffin liners) halfway, place a raspberry in the center and top off with remaining batter
  • Bake on 350 for 15-20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • Make ganache: In a saucepan or microwave, heat chocolate chips and coconut milk and mix until combined, let sit for 5 minutes
  • Remove cupcakes and let cool on cooling rack, dip into ganache (optional: add a raspberry to the top), and let sit so the ganache cools and slightly hardens
  • Storing: Store in tupperware and for best results keep in the refrigerator
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